Sunday, December 24, 2023 - 10:00am

OPENING SONG                        “O Come All Ye Faithful”        


ANNOUNCEMENTS   & OPENING PRAYER                                 Pastor Keith Buckbee                                                          




WORSHIP SONGS:                                                                           

“Go Tell It On the Mountain”

“Away In a Manger”

“The First Noel”


APOSTLES’ CREED                                                                             Pastor Rob Dagen 




TIME OF PRAYER                                                                                       Pastor Rob Dagen  

          The Lord’s Prayer


SCRIPTURE                                          Luke 1:26-45                            Pastor Keith Buckbee



It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” 

“Angels We Have Heard On High / Hark the Herald Angels sing”

“Joy to the World” 

O Come O Come Emmanuel”


BENEDICTION                                                                                             Pastor Keith Buckbee



Christmas Eve:  4:00pm and 7:00pm Candlelight Christmas Eve Services
This week at Zion: Church Office is closed December 25th – January 1 

I would like to thank everyone for the plastic bags they donated, and those who 

helped cut strips, and make the plarn, and crochet the mats. We took 15 more mats 

and 20 pillows and two bags to the homeless shelter in Reading this morning.  The

guys were very appreciative. Thank you. 


Book of Philippians schedule: Jan. 9, lesson 6 at 6:30 in Fellowship Hall.                                                  


Please take your 2024 offering envelopes as you leave church today.


Zion Stand for Life 2024:

Mary Gate of Heaven church is extending an invitation to participate in Stand for Life

on Friday January 19, 2024 from noon to 1 pm at 8th & Cumberland Sts.  It is meant to 

be a peaceful and prayerful public display by people of all faiths for the protection of

lives of the unborn and spiritual health of the mother.  Anyone interested in attending 

and/or carpooling, call Sandy Sandoe at 717-866-2639



   2024 FLOWER CHART:  The Altar Flower Chart is posted on the Bulletin Board. 

   If you would like to remember a loved or a special event in your life, please sign-up

   on the chart.  The cost of the flowers remain at $30.00.


   SAVE THE DATE:  Zion Women in Faith are planning a BOOK SALE, Saturday,

   March 2, 2024.  We will be collecting books and rummage items in January!  Please

   save your  books for us.  For more info: Contact Sue Kerschner @ 717-383-9399 or 

   Beth Mellon @ 610-812-1372. Proceeds to benefit local ministries.


  Grief Share:  We will start a Grief Share Support Group on January 4 from 2-4 in the 

  parlor.  This is a 13 week session helping to encourage you after the death of a 

  spouse, child, family member or friend.  Please call Judy in the church office for

  more information. 717.866.6839.